How to make Pumpkin and Walnut Soup - SK Khazana -

Walnuts add both richness and nutrients to these pumpkin soup

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pumpkin (लाल कद्दू), Walnuts (अखरोट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

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Pumpkin and Walnut Soup - SK Khazana

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pumpkin and Walnut Soup - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Pumpkin peeled and sliced 2 cups

  • Walnuts 1/4 cup

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Medium onions chopped 2

  • Garlic cloves 6-7

  • Castor sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Curry powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Vegetable stock 2 cups

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh cream 1/2 cup

  • Fresh parsley chopped to garnish

Method

Step 1

Heat olive oil in a pressure cooker, add onions and garlic, mix and sauté till fragrant. Add pumpkin, mix and sauté for 3-4 minutes.

Step 2

Add castor sugar, curry powder, salt, white pepper powder and walnuts and mix well. Add 1 cup vegetable stock and lemon juice and mix well. Cover the cooker with the lid and cook under pressure till 2 whistles are given out.

Step 3

Open the lid when the pressure settles completely and blend the pumpkin mixture with a hand blender to a fine puree.

Step 4

Strain the puree into a deep non-stick pan, add 1 cup vegetable stock to get the required consistency, mix and bring it to a boil.

Step 5

Add fresh cream and mix well. Add parsley and mix well. Transfer into serving soup bowls, garnish with parsley and serve hot.

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